Tag Archives: ruling

Sri Lanka, ruling, siblings, New president, swears, brother, PM

Sri Lanka’s ruling siblings: New president swears in his brother as P...

11 November, 2019 4:00 pm 4:00 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s newly elected president Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday swore in his elder brother, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, as prime minister, cementing the powerful family’s political comeback. The appointment of Mahinda Rajapaksa, 74, came hours after the former premier Ranil Wickremesinghe tendered his resignation following the defeat of his party’s candidate in … Read More

Protests, sweep, Lebanon, fury, ruling, elite, grows, economic, corruption

Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ruling elite grows over economic corrupti...

10 October, 2019 12:54 pm 12:54 pm

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Security forces fired tear gas and chased down protesters in Beirut on Friday after tens of thousands of people across Lebanon marched to demand the demise of a political elite they accuse of looting the economy to the point of collapse. Riot police in vehicles and on foot rounded up protesters, according … Read More


Britain PM Johnson defiant after bombshell Supreme Court ruling

09 September, 2019 12:52 am 12:52 am

LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday challenged opposition MPs to call a confidence vote in his government, after the Supreme Court struck down his decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit. The ruling by Britain’s highest court on Tuesday that the suspension was unlawful was a stunning blow to Johnson’s … Read More

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for US-Mexico border wa...

07 July, 2019 9:40 am 9:40 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal appeals court has refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the southern US border with Mexico. The ruling was another setback in President Donald Trump’s effort to construct a border wall, one … Read More

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ ruling on death sentence today

05 May, 2017 9:09 am 9:09 am

THE HAGUE (92 News) – The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will today (Thursday) give its ruling in Indian Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) spy Kulbhushan Jadhav case. The verdict will be announced at 3.00pm Pakistan Standard Time, three days after the United Nations’ highest court in the Hague heard arguments by India and Pakistan. … Read More